The ELEMENT project webinars explore how tidal energy pioneers are solving some of this new sector’s most important challenges.

The webinars give you the chance to hear from Europe’s leading commercial developers working in tidal energy alongside academic researchers, project engineers, environmental and economic analysts. You can put your questions directly to them, live, online, from wherever you are in the world.

Tidal Power Express 2021

The UK is the world’s leading source of tidal technology innovation: our developers have achieved a series of world-firsts that are attracting international interest, including: the world’s first grid-connected tidal array, tidal-powered electric cars, largest tidal array and most powerful tidal turbine.

ORE Catapult takes a whistle stop tour around the UK’s leading tidal energy developers, including Nova Innovation, to learn more about its technology, projects including ELEMENT, and growth plans.


WEBINAR 1: Introducing ELEMENT –  Tidal energy and artificial intelligence

On Thursday 15th October 2020, leading experts from the ELEMENT project (Effective Lifetime Extension in the Marine Environment for Tidal Energy) will discussed their first 18 months of research and technology innovation to introduce artificial intelligence to tidal energy.


WEBINAR 2: Visions of Europe’s Tidal Energy Future

On 11th February 2021, a panel of ELEMENT experts discussed the socio-economic, environmental and commercial prospects for tidal energy in the UK and across the European continent.


Heather McLarty, Project Manager, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult

Pieter Goubert, Senior Analyst, Nova Innovation

Herveline Gaborieau (Development Manager) and Nolwenn Quillien (Research Fellow) France Énergies Marines

Annig Lehnertz, Business Analyst, IDETA (Agence de Développement Territorial)